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Concerto II

Concerto II
(echoing curves)
Year of composition: 
1988 - 1989
Year composition ended: 
Scored for: 
piano and 2 instrumental groups

Daniel Barenboim


Instrumentation: group A: 3 2 4 3 – 2 2 2 1 – t.sax, cel, 3 vla, 3 vc, 3 cb; group B: 1 1 1 0 – 3 2 1 0 – alto sax, e.org, 20 vln, 6 vla, 4 vc, 4 cb
Instrumentation details: group A: 1st flute; 2nd flute; 3rd flute; oboe; cor anglais; 1st clarinet in Bb; 2nd clarinet in Bb; 3rd clarinet in Bb; bass clarinet in Bb; tenor saxophone in Bb (+alto sax(Eb));
1st bassoon; 2nd bassoon; contrabassoon; 1st horn in F; 2nd horn in F; 1st trumpet
in C; 2nd trumpet in C; 1st trombone; 2nd trombone; bass tuba; celesta; viola(3); violoncello(3); contrabass(3)
group B: piccolo; oboe; clarinet in Eb; alto saxophone in Eb; 1st horn in F; 2nd horn in F; 3rd horn in F; piccolo trumpet in D; trumpet in C; trombone; electric organ; violin(20); viola(6); violoncello(4); contrabass(4)

First performance: 
03/11/1988, Paris. Daniel Barenboim, Pierre Boulez
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Author's note: Italian